What is Ununpentium?

What is uninpentium?

As late as the early 21st century in chemistry, a new element was discovered – the ununpentium. Ununpentium is the temporary name of element 115; which is an extremely heavy synthetic element, categorized probably as a poor metal. In the periodic table, it has the still-working (as of yet) symbol Uup. Its … Read more

Colonize Mars: Can This Dream Become a Reality?

Colonization of Mars

Why Mars? Mars is the strongest candidate for colonization in our solar system. It is the most Earth-like and potentially the most habitable planet after earth. It has a moderate gravity, plenty of water and carbon dioxide. Moreover, it’s the easiest planet to get to from earth, save for Venus. Ever since … Read more

History of Chemistry

history of chemistry

Interestingly, the world’s first known chemist was a woman. A cuneiform tablet from the second millennium B.C. reveals that a perfumer and palace head by the name of Tapputi infused the essences of flowers and other aromatic sources. Then she added water and then sent them back to the still (a distilling … Read more

Fun Science Ideas for Kids

SciFi Fun Science

Learning science does need not to be boring all the time The age-old problem for parents and teachers alike is how to get kids interested in science. Certain parts of science can definitely be a bit boring and difficult to understand. However, there are many fun ways to augment a standard science … Read more

Introduction to J.R.R. Tolkien

jrr tolkien

In 1892, J. R. R. Tolkien was born Joseph Ronald Reuel Tolkien in what is today Free State Province in South Africa. During his early years, his father worked as a manager of a British bank’s South African office. His father died when he was three; Tolkien, his mother, and brother moved … Read more

The History of Star Trek

The History of Star Trek

Star Trek was an American science fiction television series that first aired in 1966. It depicted a time many years in the future, where mankind wasn’t restricted by many of the cultural issues that affected the lives of those watching the television show. The crew of the Enterprise spent their time traveling … Read more

What is the Space Elevator?

space elevator

Roads and bridges have been around for quite some time now. Their contribution to the modern world can hardly be overemphasized. Romans built the first road. This invention led them to a series of conquests allowing them to establish highway networks throughout the city. Historians agree that roads are what allowed them … Read more

Top Science and Tech Websites

Top Science and Tech Websites

Polling the most popular science and tech sites Here are some of the current top science and tech websites the web has to offer today. If you’re looking to find out the latest in technology, social networking, social media, mobile and more these are all great resources! Sites of mainstream technology and … Read more